IGNITION REPAIR

Broken ignition switch or key?

We take a lot of things for granted in life, including the expectation that our cars will start when we put a key in the ignition and turn it.

It leaves you feeling annoyed and confused, especially if the problem with starting seemed to come out of nowhere.

We understand your frustration and are here to help repair or replace your ignition 24 hours a day.

FAQs

What could be causing the problem with my ignition switch?

It can be baffling when your car started fine the last time you used it, which was possibly only minutes ago, and won't start now.

They act on this belief by finding jumper cables and attempting to bring the battery back to life.

The only problem is that the battery is fine, yet the car still won't start.

You will likely assume that something is wrong with your car's battery and attempt to jump-start it with cables.

This is difficult to figure out unless you have training and experience in locksmithing.

How can I tell when my ignition switch is about to give out?

It would be nice if your ignition gave clues of what was about to happen, but this usually isn't the case.

This usually happens due to a spark coming from the ignition cylinder.

When this occurs, it's usually due to a problem with an ignition cylinder spark.

After one of our locksmiths meets you at your vehicle, the first step is to evaluate what's going on with your ignition key and switch and determine if there's a possibility of repairing the problem.

If not, it will be necessary to replace the switch of your ignition instead.

Would you recommend replacing or repairing my car's ignition switch?

It might seem like ignition switch repair is simple and the obvious solution.

It also increases the likelihood of causing additional vehicle damage.

Repairing an ignition switch always runs the risk of causing further damage to your car.

Unfortunately, it isn't always possible for the locksmiths to know without inspecting your vehicle whether it's possible to repair the ignition or if they will move straight to replacement.

It can depend on whether a replacement part is immediately available and your budget for the job.

We're also conscious of your budget and will only proceed with work after you have approved it.

It has been our experience that something that looks like a simple fix initially often turns into a more complex issue due to discovering several issues with the ignition.

How long should I expect to wait for you to fix my ignition?

Our locksmith technician will recommend either ignition repair or replacement after assessing the problem with your car and taking your preferences into consideration.

Once there, it generally takes around 20 minutes for us to fix the ignition.

Naturally, this can vary a great deal depending on the specifics of your vehicle and the difficulty or ease of reaching the cover for your ignition switch.

However, your exact wait time depends on several individual factors such as the make and model of your vehicle and the design of your ignition switch cover.

We then quickly reassemble it after fixing the issue.

Some older model cars or even newer models with high-tech security may have ignition switch covers that are more difficult to access.

Regardless of the specific work we perform, we guarantee to work efficiently to get you back on the road as soon as possible.

We also take extreme care not to cause more damage to your car, including its latches, screws, and plastic covers.

Can you replace the switch of my vehicle's ignition?

Are you able to replace my car's ignition switch?

When our technician arrives to your location, he or she will look at your ignition cylinder to make sure no other issues exist that you did not know about yet.

We will likely need to switch our service plan to replacement instead of repair if we do find additional problems.

Depending on the make and model of your car, we may need to wait a bit before beginning work on its ignition switch.

With some manufacturers, we need to contact a third party to obtain the details we need to complete our work.

We will be certain to update our time estimate if this happens.

When your car won't start, it brings your life to a screeching halt.

We know that and will work hard to get you back to your regular schedule as soon as we can.

You depend on your car to get everywhere.

For example, the switch is not receiving the proper message to start the car if a key is stuck in the ignition, part of a key broke off, or the key refuses to tun.

Please don't hesitate to call our leading automotive locksmiths company if any of these situations happen to you.

We understand that an unexpected situation like this can throw off your budget.

Many times, we can trace the problem to a breakdown in communication between your car's key and its ignition system.

Just let us know if you want to compare the costs between repair and replacement and we would be happy to give you both figures.

Regardless if your ignition switch problem happened due to vandalism, suspected theft, or just a random event, we're here to get you out of a jam.

This is the reason that we always try to see if it's possible to repair your ignition switch first. As many people in this State before you have discovered, you can trust our company to give you an accurate assessment and a straightforward estimate with transparent pricing.

It's also possible that your ignition switch problems are due to someone trying to steal your car by hotwiring it without a key or that you were the victim of vandalism.

Regardless of how the problem happened, we are here and happy to help. One of the most rewarding parts of our jobs as locksmiths in your area is arriving to meet someone who is extremely frustrated and leaving them with a smile on their face.

You never have to wait long for someone to meet you at your vehicle, whether it's right here in your area or in one of the surrounding communities.

Upon arrival, our locksmith will survey the damage, make a recommendation, and get started on the repair or replacement of your ignition. No matter which service you need for your ignition, We can help.

Some of our most requested emergency services include:

  • Ignition damaged after attempted theft
  • Ignition key & switch replacement
  • Key stuck in ignition
  • Key won't turn in ignition
  • Ignition damaged after attempted theft

When you contact our dispatch center, please be prepared to describe the problem with your car's ignition as well as the year, model, and make of your car.

This ensures that we bring the right equipment with us to service your vehicle. It's true that the majority of ignition keys don't require us to have extremely detailed specifications, but the more information we have the better.

Although most problems with ignition keys don't requires us to collect a lot of details, we would rather have too much information than not enough.

We would rather err on the side of caution and bring too much equipment to the job site than get started on a job and not have what we need to finish it on the spot.

This ensures that you get on your way quickly because we don't have to stop our work to go retrieve more tools.

That is because we come directly to your location.

We come directly to you. We only hire the best locksmith technicians .

That means we require several years of experience, locksmith education from an accredited institution, and several professional references.

This gives us the confidence to provide our customers with an unconditional satisfaction guarantee on our products as well as our work.

After repairing or replacing your ignition switch, the locksmith we send to your location will insert the newly made key into the ignition to make sure that the computer of your car accepts it.

We always test our work before leaving a job site.

When you know the problem is the ignition, you can call on us at any time.

It an issue arises where the car doesn't appear to accept the new key, we will resolve it promptly and get you back out on the road.

A locksmith will arrive in under half an hour and get to work right away.

That doesn't have to happen when you call us 24 hours a day, seven days a week to request immediate dispatch to wherever you happen to be stranded.